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EUREKA- The special enrollment period for Covered California ended April 30. Those who did not sign up for 2015 health insurance are facing some hefty tax penalties.

Those who didn't sign up during open or special enrollment will be paying $325 per adult in a household and half of that per child, or two percent of household income, whichever is greater. The Federal Patient Protection...

EUREKA - Almost $7,000 has been awarded to the Humboldt Senior Resource Center, thanks to a partnership with Subaru Of America and Meals on Wheels America.

Meals on Wheels America, donated $900 for a “Share the Love” event and McCrea Subaru in Eureka contributed over $6,000 to go toward the senior resource center’s own Meals on Wheels program. McCrea Subaru employees also helped deliver...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department and Humboldt Bay Fire have been informed of how much the city is currently planning to cut from their budgets in the next fiscal year.

City officials say while there were already cuts and reorganization efforts across all city departments this fiscal year, cost increases from the Califorinia Public Employees Retirement System led to the current...

NORTH COAST - The North Coast Honor Flight has sent more than 300 World War II and Korean War veterans from four local counties to Washington D.C. over the past few years, now they’re preparing for their next trip this June.

Honor flight gives veterans the opportunity to see various memorials in D.C., including the Iwo Jima, Lincoln and Vietnam Memorials. The trip provides all expenses...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A temporary bridge is now in place on Highway 101, two miles north of the Del Norte County Line, as Caltrans works to fix a damaged culvert under the roadway.

Crews were unsuccessful paving over a sinkhole on the roadway over Waukell Creek in December following the heavy rains. For the last several weeks, Caltrans has been installing a temporary bridge for traffic...

MCKINLEYVILLE - In the next few weeks some local families in need will receive handmade bookshelves, built by a group of local middle school students.

It started with an idea and a rough draft made out of foam by the Rotary Club of Arcata Sunrise last fall. Thanks to the expertise of students in Mr. Hall’s woodworking program at McKinleyville Middle School, the shelves are being cut,...

HIGHWAY 101 - If you’re heading North through Klamath, there’s a slowdown on Highway 101 to tell you about. Caltrans reports a temporary bridge was set up at Waukell Creek after a culvert failure produced a sink hole beneath the roads surface.

A prefabricated temporary bridge is spanning the hole. It will remain until the culvert is replaced and the project complete. Traffic will be...

UPDATE: At about 3:30 a.m. Thursday, David Dwayne Ganfield succumbed to his injuries and was declared deceased at a hospital in Shasta County. Ganfield’s body will be transported back to Humboldt County today by the Coroner’s Office. An autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2015. This is the 5th homicide in the County of Humboldt since January.

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